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Raw broccoli salad in a beige bowl.

Raw Broccoli Salad

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  • Author: Alexandra Shytsman
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

A mayo-less raw broccoli salad that’s as easy to make as throwing a bunch of stuff in a bowl (literally).


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1/2 medium red onion, sliced
  • 3 cups roughly chopped broccoli (about 1 medium head)
  • 1/2 cup pitted calamata olives, halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted* (see substitutions below)
  • 1/4 packed cup parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, grated, crushed, or finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard*
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the onions in a small bowl, cover with cold water, and set aside for at least 10 minutes while you prep the other ingredients.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, olives, almonds, and parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegar, oil, mustard, maple syrup, salt, and a generous amount of black pepper.
  4. Drain the onions and add to the broccoli mixture.
  5. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss vigorously to coat everything evenly. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed. Let stand for 10 minutes before eating, if possible.

Notes

  • To toast raw almonds, put them in a dry skillet over low heat and cook, tossing frequently, until fragrant – 3 to 5 minutes. As a sub, you can use chopped walnuts, pecans, or pistachios. 
  • Brown or whole grain mustard also OK.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories: 170
  • Fat: 13.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.9 g
  • Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

Keywords: vegan, raw, healthy, broccoli, salad

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